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Jan 29, 2013 3:00am PST
durbin and i talked to the president sunday night. he was very positive. his worry is not so much our proposal different than his. ours is a bipartisan proposal when a democrat or republican comes out with his proposal, it will be one more conservative or liberal in the other but we have to meet in the middle. the president was extremely supportive and put out a nice statement yesterday. i think he will show this is his idea where we should be, he will work with us to have a good strong bipartisan bill. we cannot pass this bill if republicans or democrats are opposed. we have to meet somewhere in the middle. i have found, this is goods news, senator menendez and durbin had a nice long talk with the hispanic community sunday. they understand that if we're going to get something done information the things they believe in there has to be some degrees of compromise. >> senator shum mchumer, katty n washingt washington. when you talk to the business community, surprising how unified they are in a reformed immigration plan. how do you plan to unify them to sell to the republicans and the n
Jan 28, 2013 6:00am EST
, senator durbin, on the republican side, senator mccain, marco rubio, coming out with a plain before the president unveils his. tomorrow the president is going to jet to las vegas to unveil his immigration plan. these senators putting out a marker. here are the three big points of this plan. and this is going to be the biggest debate on immigration in six years since back in 2007 when president bush's plan was deeted. he defeated. here are the three big paths. it will provide a path to legal citizenship for the people in the country illegally. that's dependent on increasing border security before that happened and some other procedural safeguards. and three, there's going to be a little faster path to citizenship for seasonal agricultural workers and for young people who are brought to the country illegally. so that's the nod to the dream act that's so popular on the left. >> andrea, what chances do a major plan like this have of getting through congress? >> i think better than ever. and the real sadness here is that john mccain, lindsey graham and others are totally behind th
Search Results 0 to 3 of about 4 (some duplicates have been removed)